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RELATIVE ADVANTAGES OF DIFFERENT MEANS OF PROPULSION FOR CARGO SHIPS

Statistical data for steam and diesel propulsion for the merchant fleets of the world are presented, and the situations in Canada and the United States are described. Criteria for choosing between steam and diesel plants are discussed, covering --capital costs, fuel and lubricating oil, maintenance and repairs, propulsive efficiency, weight of plant and fuel, crew requirements, noise and vibration, and maneuverability,

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Canadian Division Supplement.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Institute of Marine Engineers

    Memorial Building, 76 Mark Lane
    London EC3R 7JN,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Feingold, A
  • Publication Date: 1969-6

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00007065
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 25 1973 12:00AM